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Scientists Discussed in the Episode:
- Noam Chomsky
- Sue Savage-Rumbaugh
- Stuart Shanker
- Brain Science Podcast #6: Discussion of The First Idea
- Brain Science Podcast #7: Interview about bonobos
- Steven Jay Gould
- Steven Pinker and Paul Bloom
- Philip Leiberman
Pinker, Steven, and Paul Bloom, "Natural Language and Natural Selection," Behavioral and Brains Sciences 13 (1990): 707-84.
Marc D. Hauser, Noam Chomsky, and W. Tecumseh Fitch (2002). "The Faculty of Language: What Is It, Who Has It, and How Did It Evolve?" Science 298:1569-1579.
Christine Kenneally, The First Word: The Search for the Origins of Language (2007).
Stanley I. Greenspan and Stuart G. Shanker, The First Idea: How Symbols, Language, and Intelligence Evolved from our Primate Ancestors to Modern Humans (2004).
*Additional references can be found in Kenneally's book and at the websites of the scientists listed above.
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